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Chen Wei-Ming (陳威明), M.D.
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Chen Wei-Ming (陳威明), M.D.

Superintendent-Chen Wei-Ming (陳威明), M.D.
Superintendent

Chen Wei-Ming (陳威明), M.D.

Specialization

Orthopedic Oncology (Reconstruction & Research )
Complicated joint reconstruction and Minimally invasive arthroplasty of knee & hip
Osteonecrosis of femoral head: treatment and research

Education

School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

Current/teaching positions

superintendent , Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Professor of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
President Elect Asia Pacific Musculoskeletal Tumour Society
Member, International Hip Society
Member of the International Society of Limb Salvage (ISOLS)
International member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon (AAOS)
Editor, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association
Editor, Journal of the Chinese Medical Association (Taiwan)
Editor, Journal of the Taiwan Orthopaedic Association
Editor, Formosan Journal of Surgery

Previous positions

2018-2020: President, Taiwan Orthopaedic Association
2017-2022: Vice superintendent, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
2015/02-2017/02-: Director, Rehabilitation and Technical Aid Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
2015-2018: Vice Dean, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
2014-2015: Director, Section of Joint Reconstruction, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
2012-present: Professor, Orthopaedic Department, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
2010- 2016: President, Taiwan Osteosarcoma Caring Association
2006-2012: Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Department, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
2001-2013: Chief, Section of Traumatology, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
2000-2006: Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Department, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Aug. 1998: Visiting clinician, Washington Cancer Institute, DC, USA
Feb. 1998-Jul. 1998: Research fellow, Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, VA, USA
Jul. 1997-Jan. 1998: Visiting clinician, Department of Orthopaedics, Mayo Clinic, MN, USA
1995-2001: Attending surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
1994-1995: Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
1990-1995: Resident, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
1988-1989: Resident, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Fenglin Branch, Taiwan
1981-1988: School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

Office term

2022.Jan~Present

Year of birth

1962

Awards

2021 Winner of the Civil Service Outstanding Contribution Award.
2018 Winner of the first Taiwan Volunteer Act Award.
2016 Led the bone bank of Taipei Veterans General Hospital to successfully develop new generation cancellous bone chips to enhance the quality of bone transplantations in Taiwan.
2016 Elected as the president of APMSTS 2020 in Singapore.
2014 Led the musculoskeletal tumor team in obtaining the Symbol of National Quality and winning the Silver Award of the National Biotechnology and Medicine Care Quality Award in 2017 (Award-winning item: Biological reconstruction technology, caring medical service: Global leading musculoskeletal cancer holistic health care).
2013 Winner of the Taipei Veterans General Hospital Medical Education Dedication Award.
2007 Winner of the 4th Outstanding Alumni Award of National Yang Ming University for outstanding academic performance.
2006, 2007, 2009 & 2012 Recognized for outstanding teaching in National Yang Ming University’s online education assessment.
2005 Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), currently the only orthopedics paper from Taiwan published in NEJM.
1988 Completed more than 30,000 orthopedics surgeries and treated more than 60% of musculoskeletal tumor patients in Taiwan since this year.

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